Androstenedione

Background:

Evaluation of hyperandrogenism, premature adrenarche, investigation of CAH

Measured as part of a steroid profile, including 17-hydroxyprogesterone and testosterone (by mass spectrometry)

Other Comments:

Analysed by Clinical Laboratory Services, Level 1 Clinical Biochemistry, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2WB

Age/gender specific reference ranges provided by referral laboratory

Last updated: Monday 6th August 2018

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)

Requirement:

  • Serum/gel (red/gold top)

Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks